So, I was asked to make a scrapbook/mini album for someone for their 80th birthday. Any colour scheme in mind? I was thinking they might say blue and brown or pink and green, but they said they'd like a seaside/beach holiday theme. Right. GREAT. Never actually done that before but I'll have a go.
Before having received the photographs, I searched for inspiration. I hadn't seen a seaside themed scrapbook before - plenty of Hawaii layouts and tropical beach themes, but this is Britain. So, I was starting from scratch. Where did my inspiration come from? An old clothing catalogue, actually! Here are the pages which started the ball rolling:
So, I was going for bright red, blues, sunny yellows, bold stripes, deck chairs, beach huts - the stuff British beach holiday memories are made of.
Then I was given this fabric and asked to use it in the scrapbook...